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Re: Checkpoint command not working in slapd.conf?
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> which appears to imply that slapd calls the checkpoint function itself
> after any update (and config.c bdb_db_config() seems to load up the
> checkpoint parameters), hence an external cron job is not necessary?
Skip it - I found the answer. Howard explained it thus:
``In OpenLDAP 2.1 and 2.2 the checkpoint directive acts as follows - *when
there is a write operation*, and more than <check> minutes have occurred
since the last checkpoint, perform the checkpoint. If more than <check>
minutes pass after a write without any other write operations occurring,
no checkpoint is performed, so it's possible to lose the last write that
And my timeline was:
Force a checkpoint at 10:17. Update at 10:19. Because fewer than
5 minutes had elapsed *since the last checkpoint*, no checkpoint is done.
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